Eric Levesque

Éric Lévesque Partner

Representative Work
  • Golf Avenue Inc., the largest online retailer of pre-owned golf equipment in Canada, with its share capital investment by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
  • Les Viandes Lacroix Inc. in connection with the acquisition by Exceldor Coopérative of a majority stake in Les Viandes Lacroix.
  • Airbus SE, as lead counsel, in its partnership with Bombardier Inc. and Investissement Québec on the C Series aircraft programme.
  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a Canadian leader in retail pharmacy, in its C$4.5B combination with Metro Inc. by way of three-cornered amalgamation.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • Starwood Capital Group, as Canadian counsel, in its US$2.85B acquisition of the subsidiaries and assets of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust.
  • BRP Inc. in its C$350M modified Dutch Auction substantial issuer bid.
  • FER-PAL Construction Ltd. and its shareholders in the sale of 51% of its shares to Logistec Corporation for C$49.5M.
  • Vector Capital and its portfolio company Saba Software, as co-counsel, in their C$293M acquisition of Halogen Software Inc.
  • Barclays in the offering of US$1B aggregate principal amount of senior notes by HudBay Minerals Inc.
  • Consortium composed of Axium Infrastructure, Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board, and Manulife Financial Corporation on the acquisition of an interest in 270-MW wind facility from Samsung Renewable Energy and in connection with the consortium’s mezzanine financing provided by Caisse de dépot et placement du Québec.
  • Paysafe in its acquisition of Income Access Group for C$40M.
  • Genuine Parts Company in connection with its acquisition of Auto-Camping, a leading distributor of equipment import parts in Canada.
  • Yellow Pages Limited in its acquisition of JUICE Mobile, a premium advertising technology company whose proprietary programmatic platforms facilitate the automatic buying and selling of mobile advertising between brands and publishers.
  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of ConAgra's Private Brands for US$2.7B.
  • Global Jet Capital, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of the aircraft lease and loan portfolio of GE Capital Corporate Aircraft in the Americas representing approximately US$2.5B of net assets.
  • Apollo Global Management LLC, in partnership with Platform Specialty Products Corporation, as Canadian counsel, on its take-private acquisition of the OM Group, Inc. for US$34 per share in cash for a total of approximately US$1B.
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in its US$6.2B acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp.
  • TreeHouse Foods, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Protenergy Natural Foods for C$170B.
  • alphabroder (formerly Broder Bros, Co.), as Canadian counsel, in the acquisition of Ash City Worldwide, one of North America's leading promotional apparel manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Bain Capital LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc.
  • Astral Media in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to BCE by way of a plan of arrangement for C$3.4B.
  • Yellow Media Inc. in its C$2.4B recapitalization transaction by way of a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
  • Van Houtte Inc. on its C$915M sale to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters by share purchase agreement from an affiliate of Littlejohn & Co., LLC.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, in its C$845M sale of Concession A25, L.P., the concessionaire of the A25 PPP (P3) Toll Road, to the Transurban Group.
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